A large number of livestock have fallen through the ice on the Delgermurun River in Khuvsgul Province in northern Mongolia.
The National Emergency Management Agency has issued warnings to drivers of vehicles, herders and individuals about approaching any frozen lakes and rivers. According to NEMA, “A total of 24 sheep and 57 goats fell through into the frozen Delgermurun River on Saturday night. Local rescuers retrieved the bodies of the animals from the icy water on Monday”.
The three-meters-deep Delgermurun River is located in the northwestern part of the province, near Mongolia’s border with Siberia.